Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.
- Anchor Standards
- Reading: Literature
- Reading: Informational Text
- Reading: Foundational Skills
- Speaking & Listening
- Standard 10: Range, Quality, & Complexity
Grades 6-12 Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, & Technical Subjects